interesting snoring facts

October 20, 2009 | In: Medical facts

The 3 main reasons for snoring are: being overweight, smoking and drinking alcohol.

Nasal problems such as having allergies or illness can make someone snore.

Conservative estimates indicate that the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom represent over 70 million snorers alone.

Of those who admitted to snoring, 61% claimed they snored every night; whilst 30% claimed they snored 4-6 times per week.

Listening to Snoring costs two years of sleep according to the British Snoring and Sleep Apnoea Association.

Snoring sounds range from 50dB to 100dB – the equivalent to a pneumatic drill.

Snoring can be hereditary – nearly 70% of snorers have a familial link.

When children snore, it can indicate risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .

Forty-five percent of normal adults snore at least occasionally, and 25 percent, or about 55 million Americans, are habitual snorers.

You might also like

5 reasons for drinking wine Consumed in moderation, wine is a true youth and beauty elixir .It possesses certain virtues absolutely...
Kangaroo Rats – interesting facts Kangaroo rats have a unique respiratory system that actually allows them to lower the temperature of...
Interesting facts about obesity Women are more likely than men to be obese in all age groups. Babies born to obese mothers may...
Interesting smoking facts There are over 4,000 dangerous chemicals in cigarettes, cigars and pipes smoke . Many of these chemicals...

1 Response to interesting snoring facts



June 29th, 2010 at 9:33 am

In a random selection of adults, the following percentage of snorers were found: women 25% (30-39 years old) to 31% (40-60 years old); men 35% (30-39 years old) to 53% (50-60 years old) (Young, NEJM 328: 1230-1235, 1993).

In the USA, 2% of women and 4% of men aged 30-60 were found to be in need of treatment for Sleep and Snoring Problems.

Comment Form